New York, NY, April 19, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that David A. Grant, Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Wage & Hour: Mitigating Risks and Ensuring Compliance in 2013.” This event is scheduled for April 24, 2013 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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About David A. Grant
David A. Grant is a Partner in the Washington Office of Baker & Hostetler LLP. He is the Chair of BakerHostetler’s Employment and Labor Group. Mr. Grant has over thirty years of experience in all aspects of labor and employment law, with a particular emphasis on investigations by the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor under the Fair Labor Standards Act, litigation brought by the Solicitor of Labor’s Office, and wage and hour collective and class action litigation generally. He is a frequent speaker on wage and hour topics and contributes to BakerHostetler’s Employment Class Action Blog. Before joining BakerHostetler, Mr. Grant worked for two years as an attorney in the Fair Labor Standards Division of the Office of the Solicitor of the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, D.C.
About Baker & Hostetler LLP
BakerHostetler, one of the nation’s largest law firms, represents clients around the globe. With offices coast to coast and more than 800 lawyers, clients count on BakerHostetler to help them grow and protect their businesses in a complex business and regulatory environment.
BakerHostetler has five core practice groups: Litigation, Business, Employment and Labor, Intellectual Property and Tax. Within these groups are several large specialty practices, including antitrust, bankruptcy, healthcare, energy, middle-market M&A, complex commercial litigation, data privacy and security, patent prosecution and international tax. Our attorneys have broad knowledge and experience in many industries, including energy, media, manufacturing, healthcare, financial services and insurance, consumer products and hospitality.
At BakerHostetler, we distinguish ourselves through our commitment to the highest standard of client care. By emphasizing an approach to service delivery as exacting as our legal work, we are determined to surpass our clients’ expectations.
Our national reach includes offices in Cleveland, Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Costa Mesa, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando and Washington, D.C.
As the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor has stepped up investigation and enforcement actions, counsel, HR administrators and compliance officers must work closely to be able to identify risks and ensure compliance to avoid heavy penalties and litigation costs. In this two-hour live webcast, a panel of distinguished practitioners and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will address the following key issues:
- Introduction to Wage and Hour Laws
- Employee Exemptions
- Wage and Overtime Calculations
- Update on DOL Enforcement Actions
- Best Practices to Identify and Mitigates Risks and Practical Guide to Compliance
- Significant Issues to Consider When Faced With Litigation
- And much more!
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.